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FREE SWIMMING IN BRENT

There are now more opportunities than ever to swim for free in Brent, thanks to funding from Central Government until 2011.

If you are aged 16 and under, or are over 60 or disabled then details of how you can swim for free are shown on the next few pages. There is information about other new swimming sessions which are being offered for free or cheaply in the borough, so please read on.......

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Free public swimming times_________________________________________1

Swimming for the over 60’s_________________________________________ 4

Free swimming is now available for disabled people, over 60’s and 16’s & Under during all public swimming sessions. During the school holidays there are more day time public swimming sessions which are particularly well attended by young people. The tables on the next two pages show the times of public swimming sessions at Vale Farm and Willesden sports centres. Over 60’s and 16’s & Under must have completed a free swimming registration form and present their free swimming card on each visit in order to swim for free. Disabled people must show their Brent Council Disabled Registration Card issued by Social Services (yellow certificate of registration card) at the centre’s reception to be able to swim for free. Timetables may change during the school holidays and over the year. Please check details at the sports centre or online at www.brent.gov.uk/freeswimming

If you want to have a look at the swimming pools before visiting the centres you can watch a virtual tour of the centres online at: www.brent.gov.uk/virtualtours

Swimming for women only_________________________________________ 9

Swimming for 16’s & Under_________________________________________10 Swimming for families_____________________________________________ 13

How to book_____________________________________________________15

Payment_________________________________________________________15

Addresses and green travel information_______________________________15 Free swimming registration form - 16’s & Under________________________18

Free swimming registration form - Over 60’s___________________________ 21

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PUBLIC SWIMMING AT VALE FARM SPORTS CENTRE

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Free public swimming times in the main pool at Vale Farm SC for over 60’s and disabled people.

Free public swimming times in the main pool at Vale Farm SC for 16’s & Under.

Monday

6.30 to 9.30am 12.00 to 7.00pm

12.00 to 7.00pm 4.00 to 7.00pm (including lane swimming)

Tuesdays

6.30 to 9.30am 12.00 to 4.00pm 4.00 to 7.00pm (lane swimming) 7.00 to 8.30pm (women only)

12.00 to 4.00pm 7.00 to 8.30pm (girls only)

Wednesdays 6.30 to 9.30am 12.00 to 10.00pm

12.00 to 10.00pm

Thursday

6.30 to 9.30am 12.00 to 4.00pm 4.00 to 7.00pm (lane swimming)

12.00 to 4.00pm

Fridays

6.30 to 9.30am 12.00 to 6.00pm 12.00 to 6.00pm 6.00 to 10.00pm (lane swimming)

Saturdays

8.00 to 6.00pm 6.00 to 8.00pm (women only)

8.00 to 6.00pm 6.00 to 8.00pm (girls only)

Sundays

8.00 to 4.00pm

8.00 to 4.00pm

PUBLIC SWIMMING AT WILLESDEN SPORTS CENTRE Free public swimming times in the main pool at Willesden SC for over 60’s and disabled people.

Free public swimming times in the main pool at Willesden SC for 16’s & Under.

Monday

6.30 to 9.00am 11.00 to 3.00pm (lane swimming) 3.00 to 6.30pm 6.30 to 10.00pm (lane swimming)

6.30 to 9.00am 3.00 to 6.30pm 6.30 to 10.00pm (lane swimming)

Tuesdays

6.30 to 9.00am 12.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 7.00pm 9.00 to 10.00pm

6.30 to 9.00am 12.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 7.00pm 9.00 to 10.00pm

Wednesdays 6.30 to 9.00am 9.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 7.00pm 7.00 to 9.00pm (lane swimming) 9.00 to 10pm

6.30 to 9.00am 9.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 7.00pm 7.00 to 9.00pm (lane swimming) 9.00 to 10.00pm

Thursday

6.30 to 9.00am 9.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 6.00pm 8.00 to 10.00pm (lane swimming)

6.30 to 9.00am 9.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 6.00pm 8.00 to 10.00pm (lane swimming)

Fridays

6.30 to 9.00am 9.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 7.00pm

6.30 to 9.00am 9.00 to 1.30pm (lane swimming) 1.30 to 7.00pm

Saturdays

8.00 to 11.30am 1.30 to 5.30pm

8.00 to 11.30am 11.30 to 1.30pm (Kids Crazy) 1.30 to 5.30pm

Sundays

8.00 to 1.30pm 2.30 to 5.00pm

8.00 to 1.30pm 1.30 to 2.30pm (Kids Crazy) 2.30 to 5.00pm

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SWIMMING FOR THE OVER 60’s These sessions are for men and women aged sixty and over. They will help you learn to swim or regain your swimming confidence so that you can make full use of the free public swimming sessions. Swimming costumes must be worn.

LEARN TO SWIM / RETURN TO SWIMMING FOR OVER 60’S These courses are for over 60’s who are complete beginners or who have not swam for a while and would like some additional support. Places are limited and need to be booked in advance so please contact the sports centres direct. These are structured courses which last for a school term with a break at half term.

April to July courses 2010 12 noon to 12.45pm: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

20 April to 20 July 22 April to 22 July

(excluding 1 June) (excluding 3 June)

12.45pm to 1.30pm: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,

19 April to 19 July 21 April to 21 July 23 April to 23 July

(excluding 3 and 31 May) (excluding 2 June) (excluding 4 June)

At Willesden Sports Centre At Vale Farm Sports Centre

Age: 60+ Cost: £5 per person per course. A 60 + free swimming registration form must be completed. September to December courses 2009 12 noon to 12.45pm: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

8 Sept to 15 Dec 10 Sept to 17 Dec

7 Sept to 14 Dec 9 Sept to 16 Dec 11 Sept to 18 Dec

(excluding 27 Oct) (excluding 29 Oct)

(excluding 26 Oct) (excluding 28 Oct) (excluding 30 Oct)

12 Jan to 30 March 14 Jan to 1 April

12.45pm to 1.30pm: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,

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11 Jan to 29 March 13 Jan to 31 March 15 Jan to 26 March

(excluding 27 Oct) (excluding 29 Oct)

8 Sept to 15 Dec 10 Sept to 17 Dec

(excluding 27 Oct) (excluding 29 Oct)

January to April courses 2010 8.00am to 8.30am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

(excluding 16 Feb) (excluding 18 Feb)

8 Sept to 15 Dec 10 Sept to 17 Dec

8.30am to 9.00am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

January to April courses 2010 12 noon to 12.45pm: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

September to December courses 2009 8.00am to 8.30am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

12.45pm to 1.30pm: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,

Age: 60+ Cost: Free. A 60+ free swimming registration form must be completed.

12 Jan to 30 March 14 Jan to 1 April

(excluding 16 Feb) (excluding 18 Feb)

8.30am to 9.00am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

12 Jan to 30 March 14 Jan to 1 April

(excluding 16 Feb) (excluding 18 Feb)

(excluding 15 Feb) (excluding 17 Feb) (excluding 19 Feb)

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April to July courses 2010 8.00am to 8.30am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

27 April to 20 July (excluding 1 June) 29 April to 22 July (excluding 3 June)

At Willesden Sports Centre

Age: 60+ Cost: Free. A 60+ free swimming registration form must be completed. September to December 2009

8.30am to 9.00am: Tuesdays, 27 April to 20 July (excluding 1 June) Thursdays, 29 April to 22 July (excluding 3 June)

Wednesdays, 12 noon to 12.30pm 9 Sept to 16 Dec (excluding 28 Oct) 12.30pm to 1.00pm 9 Sept to 16 Dec (excluding 28 Oct) 1.00pm to 1.30pm 9 Sept to 16 Dec (excluding 28 Oct)

‘DROP IN’ LEARN TO SWIM SESSIONS FOR OVER 60’S

January to March 2010

These sessions are for over 60’s who are complete beginners or have not swam for a while and would like some additional support. These are ‘drop in’ sessions so you just turn up on the day and join in. It is not a structured course however the number of places available each day is limited. The sessions do not run during school holidays.

At Vale Farm Sports Centre

Age: 60+ Cost: Free. A 60+ free swimming registration form must be completed.

Wednesdays, 12 noon to 12.30pm 13 Jan to 31 March (excluding 17 Feb) 12.30pm to 1.00pm 13 Jan to 31 March (excluding 17 Feb) 1.00pm to 1.30pm 13 Jan to 31 March (excluding 17 Feb) April to July 2010 Wednesdays, 12 noon to 12.30pm 21 April to 21 July (excluding 2 June) 12.30pm to 1.00pm 21 April to 21 July (excluding 2 June) 1.00pm to 1.30pm 21 April to 21 July (excluding 2 June)

September to December 2009 9.00am – 9.30am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

8 Sept to 15 Dec (excluding 27 Oct) 10 Sept to 17 Dec (excluding 29 Oct)

January to April 2010 9.00am – 9.30am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

12 Jan to 30 March (excluding 16 Feb) 14 Jan to 1 April (excluding 18 Feb)

April to July 2010 9.00am – 9.30am: Tuesdays, Thursdays,

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20 April to 20 July (excluding 1 June) 22 April to 22 July (excluding 3 June)

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SWIMMING FOR WOMEN

‘DROP IN’ AQUA-AEROBICS FOR OVER 60’S These sessions allow you to exercise in water in a fun and friendly environment. It is very low impact and you don’t need to be able to swim to take part but new participants should introduce themselves to the instructor on their first visit. These are ‘drop in’ sessions so you just turn up on the day and join in, however the number of places available each day is limited. The sessions do not run during school holidays. Swimming costumes must be worn.

At Vale Farm Sports Centre Only

Age: 60+ Cost: Free. A 60+ free swimming registration form must be completed. September to December 2009 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Mondays,

7 Sept to 14 Dec

(excluding 26 Oct)

WOMEN ONLY LEARN TO SWIM This is a course of swimming lessons specifically for women who want to learn to swim or have not swam for a while and would like some additional support. The lessons take place during female only swimming sessions and there are female only instructors and lifeguards. No men are allowed in the swimming pool or pool viewing area. These are structured courses which run for three months with no break. Places are limited and must be booked in advance so please contact Vale Farm Sports Centre. Swimming costumes must be worn.

At Vale Farm Sports Centre Only

January to March 2010 12.30pm – 1.30pm: Mondays,

11 Jan to 29 March (excluding 15 Feb)

Age: 17 and over Cost: £5 per person, per course. A free swimming registration form must be completed.

April to July 2010 12.30pm – 1.30pm:

19 April to 19 July (excluding 3 and 31 May)

September to December course 2009 7.30pm - 8.00pm: Tuesdays,

1 Sept to 15 Dec

January to April course 2010 7.30pm - 8.00pm: Tuesdays,

5 Jan to 20 April

Mondays,

NATIONAL POOL LIFEGUARD QUALIFICATION – Over 50’s Vale Farm sports centre is hoping to organise a national pool lifeguard course for over 50’s. If you are interested in taking part in this course please contact the centre and ask for your details to be put on the mailing list to receive further information.

April to Aug 2010 7.30pm - 8.00pm:

Tuesdays,

27 April to 10 Aug

NATIONAL POOL LIFEGUARD QUALIFICATION – Women and girls only Vale Farm and Willesden sports centres are hoping to organise national pool lifeguard qualification courses for women and girls only during the women and girls swimming sessions. If you are interested in taking part in these courses please contact the centres and ask for your details to be put on the mailing list to receive further information.

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SWIMMING FOR 16’S & UNDER

August to December courses 2009 Sundays, 6.00pm to 6.30pm 30 Aug to 20 Dec 6.30pm to 7.00pm 30 Aug to 20 Dec January to April courses 2010 Sundays, 6.00pm to 6.30pm 10 Jan to 25 April 6.30pm to 7.00pm 10 Jan to 25 April May to August courses 2010 Sundays, 6.00pm to 6.30pm 2 May to Sun 15 Aug 6.30pm to 7.00pm 2 May to Sun 15 Aug

GIRLS ONLY LEARN TO SWIM This is a course of swimming lessons specifically for girls who want to learn to swim or have not swam for a while and would like some additional support. The lessons take place during female only swimming sessions and there are female only instructors and lifeguards. No men are allowed in the swimming pool or pool viewing area. Swimming costumes must be worn. These are structured courses which run for three months with no break. Places are limited and must be booked in advance so please contact the sports centres direct.

At Vale Farm Sports Centre

Age: 5 to 16 years Cost: £5 per person per course. A 16’s & Under free swimming registration form must be completed. September to December course 2009 7.00pm - 7.30pm: Tuesdays, January to April course 2010 7.00pm - 7.30pm: Tuesdays, April to August course 2010 7.00pm - 7.30pm: Tuesdays,

At Willesden Sports Centre

These instructor led sessions will teach the basics of this Olympic sport. You will learn passing, defending, shooting and scoring goals and may progress onto playing mini water polo matches. All water polo equipment is provided. These are ‘drop in’ sessions so you just turn up on the day and join in. It is not a structured course however the number of places available each day is limited. Age: 8 to 16 years. Participants must have basic water confidence skills. Cost: Free. A 16’s & Under free swimming registration form must be completed. Dates & Time:  The sessions run all year round on Saturdays from 10.30am until 11.30am.

1 Sept to 15 Dec

‘DROP IN’ SNORKELLING - At Vale Farm Sports Centre Only

5 Jan to 20 April 27 April to 10 Aug

Age: 5 to 16 years Cost: Free. A 16’s & Under free swimming registration form must be completed.

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‘DROP IN’ MINI WATER POLO At Vale Farm Sports Centre Only

These instructor led sessions will teach the basics of snorkelling and lead to fun underwater games. Snorkels, flippers and masks are provided. These are ‘drop in’ sessions so you just turn up on the day and join in. It is not a structured course however the number of places available each day is limited. Age: 8 to 16 years. Participants must have basic water confidence skills. Cost: Free. A 16’s & Under free swimming registration form must be completed. Dates & Time: The sessions run all year round on Saturdays from 11.30am until 12.30pm

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NATIONAL POOL LIFEGUARD QUALIFICATION At Vale Farm Sports Centre Only Learn how to become a qualified lifeguard and open up opportunities for potential employment. This course is seven days long and you must be available for all sessions. It is an intensive course but an excellent opportunity as the course is being subsidised by 50%. You must be able to swim 100 metres without stopping in 4 minutes to be eligible for this course. Places are limited and must be booked in advance so please contact Vale Farm Sports Centre. Age: 16 to 19 years Cost : £100 per person Dates & Time: Sunday 25 to Saturday 31 October 2009, each day from 8.30am to 5.00pm. Vale Farm and Willesden Sports Centres are hoping to organise national pool lifeguard qualification courses for girls and women only during the female only swimming sessions. If you are interested in taking part in the female only course please contact the centres and ask for your details to be put on the mailing list to receive further information.

HOLIDAY CRASH COURSES During the school holidays a number of short week-long courses are organised at both Vale Farm Sports Centre and Willesden Sports Centre. Activities could include swimming lessons for beginners and improvers, stroke master-classes and other water activities such as snorkelling, rookie lifeguards and parent and toddler sessions. These activities change each holiday so please contact the centres prior to the holidays for up to date information or check online at www.brent.gov.uk/ freeswimming.

OTHER FORTHCOMING ACTIVITIES Willesden and Vale Farm Sports Centres hope to organise even more free or subsidised swimming sessions. Such activities may include indoor canoeing, mini diving (flip and fun), mini water polo, women only National Pool Lifeguard Course and other activities. To stay up to date please contact Vale Farm Sports Centre and Willesden Sports Centre or check online at www.brent.gov.uk/freeswimming

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SWIMMING FOR FAMILIES PARENT AND TODDLER SESSIONS

Mums, Dad’s or carers go in the water with their child to help develop their child’s water confidence through fun games and singing. Basic swimming techniques are also taught. Sessions take place in the shallow end of the teaching pool. Swimming costumes are to be worn over swimming nappies. Swimming nappies can be purchased from most supermarkets and sports centre receptions. Parents / carers go in the water and must also wear swimming costumes but don’t have to be able to swim.

At Vale Farm Sports Centre

This is a structured course which lasts for a school term with a break at half term. Places are limited and must be booked in advance so please contact Vale Farm Sports Centre. Age: Children from 18 months to 4 years. Cost: £5 per child per course. A 16’s & Under free swimming registration form must be completed. September to December courses 2009 12 noon to 12.45pm: Mondays, 7 Sept to 14 Dec Wednesdays, 9 Sept to 16 Dec Fridays, 11 Sept to 18 Dec

(excluding 26 Oct) (excluding 28 Oct) (excluding 30 Oct)

12.45pm to 1.30pm: Tuesdays, 8 Sept to 15 Dec Thursdays, 10 Sept to 17 Dec

(excluding 27 Oct) (excluding 29 Oct)

January to April courses 2010 12 noon to 12.45pm: Mondays, 11 Jan to 29 March Wednesdays, 13 Jan to 31 March Fridays, 15 Jan to 26 March

(excluding 15 Feb) (excluding 17 Feb) (excluding 19 Feb)

12.45pm to 1.30pm: Tuesdays, 12 Jan to 30 March Thursdays, 14 Jan to 1 April

(excluding 16 Feb) (excluding 18 Feb)

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HOW TO BOOK

April to July courses 2010 12 noon to 12.45pm: Mondays, 19 April to 19 July Wednesdays, 21 April to 21 July Fridays, 23 April to 23 July

(excluding 3 and 31 May) (excluding 2 June) (excluding 4 June)

12.45pm to 1.30pm: Tuesdays, 20 April to 20 July Thursdays, 22 April to 22 July

(excluding 1 June) (excluding 3 June)

At Willesden Sports Centre

These are ‘drop in’ sessions so you just turn up on the day and join in. It is not a structured course however the number of places available each day is limited. Age: Children from 18 months to 4 years – see specific session times below. Cost: Free. A 16’s & Under free swimming registration form must be completed. September to December 2009 Thursdays, 10 Sept to 17 Dec (excluding 29 Oct): 12 noon to 12.30pm (Over 2’s) 12.30pm to 1.00pm (Under 2’s) 1.00pm to 1.30pm (Over 2’s) 3.00pm to 3.30pm (Over 2’s) 3.30pm to 4.00pm (Under 2’s) January to April 2010 Thursdays, 14 Jan to 1 April (excluding 18 Feb): 12 noon to 12.30pm (Under 2’s 12.30pm to 1.00pm (Under 2’s) 1.00pm to 1.30pm (Over 2’s) 3.00pm to 3.30pm (Over 2’s) 3.30pm to 4.00pm (Over 2’s)

TERMS & CONDITIONS Please see centres for details of their terms and conditions. The activities within this leaflet are subject to change – please contact the centres direct for confirmation.

ADDRESSES and GREEN TRAVEL INFORMATION VALE FARM SPORTS CENTRE Watford Road, North Wembley. HA0 3HG Tel: 020 8908 6545 Email: vale.farm@harpersfitness.co.uk Websites: www.brent.gov.uk/sports www.brent.gov.uk/freeswimming www.harpersfitness.co.uk/gyms/vale-farm-sports-centre Travel the Green Way to Vale Farm Sports Centre

Vale Farm Sports Centre

Trains: • Sudbury and Harrow Road train station (Chiltern Line) is 0.8km south of the Sports Centre. • Sudbury Town tube station (Piccadilly Line) is 1.0km south of the Sports Centre

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PAYMENT Courses where a payment of £5 is required must be made at Vale Farm Sports Centre reception. At the end of the course, those who have attended the majority of course sessions will receive a voucher equivalent to £5 for use towards the cost of other activities at Vale Farm Sports Centre.

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April to July Thursdays, 22 April to 22 July (excluding 3 June): 12 noon to 12.30pm (Under 2’s 12.30pm to 1.00pm (Under 2’s) 1.00pm to 1.30pm (Over 2’s) 3.00pm to 3.30pm (Over 2’s) 3.30pm to 4.00pm (Under 2’s)

All courses MUST be booked in advance at the reception where the activity will take place i.e. at Vale Farm Sports Centre or Willesden Sports Centre. Places are limited on all courses and for drop in sessions. If a term has already started it may be possible for you to still join if only a few weeks of the course have taken place – please contact the centre to enquire.

Sudbury & Harrow Road Station

HARROW ROAD Wembley Central Station

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Cycle Routes:

WILLESDEN SPORTS CENTRE

• Cycle Route 86 (Watford Road – Sudbury Court Drive) links Vale Farm from the west via Bengeworth Road, Elms Lane and Homefield Road continuing into the Sports Centre via a signed link.

Donnington Road, Willesden, NW10 3QX Tel: 020 8955 1120 Email: willesden@harpersfitness.co.uk Websites: www.brent.gov.uk/sports www.brent.gov.uk/freeswimming www.harpersfitness.co.uk/gyms/willesden-sports-centre

• From Harrow Road to the south, a quieter route links the Sports Centre via Copland or Crawford Avenue, Harrowdene Road, Sylvester Road, Charterhouse Avenue and Eton Avenue.

Travel the Green Way to Willesden Sports Centre

Bus Services:

• Kensal Rise station is less than 1km from the Sports Centre. Bus routes 52, 302 and 187 stop in front of the station and provide a direct connection to and from the Sports Centre.

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• Dollis Hill station is approximately 1.6km away but can be directly accessed on the 226 bus route. Cycle routes: • Cycle Route 47 runs along Doyle Garden, which borders the Sports Centre to the south. The route passes near the Centre on Palermo Road • Cycle route 45 also runs east – west to the south route 47. Bus services:

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Service 6 52 187 206 226 302

Route Aldwych – Willesden Bus Garage Willesden Bus Garage – Victoria Central Middlesex Hospital – Finchley Road St Raphael’s – Kilburn Park Park Royal – Golders Green Kensal Rise – Mill Hill Broadway

Frequency 10 mins 4 – 6 mins 12 mins

Distance 0m (Outside) 300m 400 m

15 mins 15 mins 12 mins

500m 500m 300m

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health & fitness

health & fitness

Free Swimming all year round for 16 years and under at Vale Farm and Willesden Sports Centre Central Government is funding a two year initiative to encourage 16’s and under to develop a healthier lifestyle. They are doing this by providing free swimming at Vale Farm and Willesden Sports Centres during all public swimming sessions from April 2009. All 16’s and under are eligible - you just need to complete a registration form, get your parent/carer to sign it and provide proof of your age, so register now. Please complete this form and hand into reception to be able to swim for free. Surname:_ _____________________________________

Date of birth:___________________________________

Please help us to ensure that all activities meet the needs of all the ethnic groups within our diverse borough, by telling us about yourself. Any information you provide is totally confidential and although it is not compulsory, all information gathered will help us to provide better services to all sections of the community.

Age: __________________________________________

What is your ethnic group?

Address:_______________________________________

White: White British r White Irish r White Other r

First name:_____________________________________ Title: ___________________________________________ Male r Female r

_______________________________________________ Postcode:______________________________________ Daytime Telephone No:_________________________ Mobile No:_____________________________________ Email:__________________________________________ School:_ _______________________________________ Existing centre user r New centre user r Has the free swimming offer encouraged you to swim or were you already a regular swimmer? Regular swimmer r Because it’s free r

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The information contained on this application form will be used exclusively for the purposes of Leisure Connection’s and Brent Council’s marketing and associated information. The computer records are registered under the Data Protection Act 1984 and Leisure Connection and Brent Council will not undertake the transfer or exchange of such information with other agencies. For office use: Centre:_____________________________________ Receipt number:____________________________

Asian or Asian British: Asian British r Asian Indian r Asian Pakistani r Asian Bangladeshi r Other Asian background r

Proof of eligibility approved r Yes r No

Mixed Race: Mixed White and Asian r Mixed White and Black r Other mixed background r Other: Chinese r Other ethnic group please specify _______________________________________________

I have read and understood that free swimming is only available to me during public sessions and agree to terms and conditions over leaf.

Do you have any disabilities that affect the activities you can do? Yes r No r Not sure r

Date:__________________________________________

Under 16, proof of age: • birth certificate or • confirmation email from head teacher

MRM card number:__________________________

What is your religion?

Parent/Carer:__________________________________

Registration card type_______________________

Black or Black British: Black British r Black African r Black Caribbean r Other Black background r

Registrants must submit a copy of proof of eligibility at the time of Registration. Registrations cannot be processed without relevant documentation. (Birth certificate or confirmation email from head teacher).

Signature:______________________________________

Office use only

Prefer not to say r Christian r Hindu r Muslim r Buddhist r Jewish r Sikh r Other please specify _______________________________________________

Entered on system r Yes r No

processed. Recipient must be 16 years of age or under and have provided a form of identification. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult. Leisure Connection reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without any prior notification. Leisure Connection Ltd and Brent Council may, from time to time, use your personal information to keep you updated by post, telephone or email about other Leisure services that we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information please tick here r Leisure Connection and Brent Council will not pass your personal details onto a third party. Enjoy your swim at

Vale Farm Sports Centre

Watford Road, North Wembley, Middlesex HA0 3HG

020 8908 6545 vale.farm@harpersfitness.co.uk

Please photo copy and attach to card. Initials: ______________________________________ Terms and Conditions of free swimming Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer is subject to availability and terms and conditions of the participating Leisure Centre. All customers taking up this offer must have completed this form and provided the correct ID before the application will be

Managed by Leisure Connection Ltd. on behalf of the London Borough of Brent

Willesden Sports Centre

Donnington Road, Willesden, London, NW10 3QX

020 8955 1120 willesden@harpersfitness.co.uk

If yes, do you have any difficulties with: Mobility r Learning r Vision r Hearing r Breathing r Other please specify________________ _______________________________________________

www.harpersfitness.co.uk

www.harpersfitness.co.uk

Willesden Sports Centre operated by Willesden Community Sports Ltd. and managed by Leisure Connection, on behalf of Brent Council.

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health & fitness

health & fitness

Free Swimming all year round for 60 years and over at Vale Farm and Willesden Sports Centre Central Government is funding a two year initiative to encourage 60’s and over to develop a healthier lifestyle. They are doing this by providing free swimming at Vale Farm and Willesden Sports Centres during all public swimming sessions from April 2009. All 60’s and over are eligible - you just need to complete a registration form and provide proof of your age, so register now. Please complete this form and hand into reception to be able to swim for free.

Registration card type_______________________ Over 60, proof of age: • birth certificate • passport or driving licence • freedom pass

Please help us to ensure that all activities meet the needs of all the ethnic groups within our diverse borough, by telling us about yourself. Any information you provide is totally confidential and although it is not compulsory, all information gathered will help us to provide better services to all sections of the community.

The information contained on this application form will be used exclusively for the purposes of Leisure Connection’s and Brent Council’s marketing and associated information. The computer records are registered under the Data Protection Act 1984 and Leisure Connection and Brent Council will not undertake the transfer or exchange of such information with other agencies.

Age: __________________________________________

What is your ethnic group?

For office use:

Address:_______________________________________

White: White British r White Irish r White Other r

Centre:_____________________________________

Black or Black British: Black British r Black African r Black Caribbean r Other Black background r

Receipt number:____________________________

Asian or Asian British: Asian British r Asian Indian r Asian Pakistani r Asian Bangladeshi r Other Asian background r

Entered on system r Yes r No

Mixed Race: Mixed White and Asian r Mixed White and Black r Other mixed background r

Please photo copy and attach to card.

Other: Chinese r Other ethnic group please specify _______________________________________________

Terms and Conditions of free swimming

Surname:_ _____________________________________ First name:_____________________________________ Title: ___________________________________________ Male r Female r Date of birth:___________________________________

_______________________________________________ Postcode:______________________________________ Daytime Telephone No:_________________________ Mobile No:_____________________________________ Email:__________________________________________ Existing centre user r New centre user r Has the free swimming offer encouraged you to swim or were you already a regular swimmer? Regular swimmer r Because it’s free r Registrants must submit a copy of proof of eligibility at the time of Registration. Registrations cannot be processed without relevant documentation. (Birth certificate, passport, freedom pass or driving licence). I have read and understood that free swimming is only available to me during public sessions and agree to terms and conditions overleaf. Signature:______________________________________ Date:__________________________________________

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Office use only

What is your religion? Prefer not to say r Christian r Hindu r Muslim r Buddhist r Jewish r Sikh r Other please specify _______________________________________________

MRM card number:__________________________

the correct ID before the application will be processed. Recipient must be 60 years of age or over and have provided a form of identification. Leisure Connection reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time without any prior notification. Leisure Connection Ltd and Brent Council may, from time to time, use your personal information to keep you updated by post, telephone or email about other Leisure services that we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information please tick here r Leisure Connection and Brent Council will not pass your personal details onto a third party. Enjoy your swim at

Vale Farm Sports Centre

Watford Road, North Wembley, Middlesex HA0 3HG

020 8908 6545 vale.farm@harpersfitness.co.uk

Proof of eligibility approved r Yes r No

Initials: ______________________________________

Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer is subject to availability and terms and conditions of the participating Leisure Centre. All customers taking up this offer must have completed this form and provided

Managed by Leisure Connection Ltd. on behalf of the London Borough of Brent

Willesden Sports Centre

Donnington Road, Willesden, London, NW10 3QX

020 8955 1120 willesden@harpersfitness.co.uk

Do you have any disabilities that affect the activities you can do? Yes r No r Not sure r If yes, do you have any difficulties with: Mobility r Learning r Vision r Hearing r Breathing r Other please specify________________ _______________________________________________

www.harpersfitness.co.uk

www.harpersfitness.co.uk

Willesden Sports Centre operated by Willesden Community Sports Ltd. and managed by Leisure Connection, on behalf of Brent Council.

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www.brent.gov.uk/freeswimming Vale Farm Sports Centre: 020 8908 6545 Willesden Sports Centre: 020 8955 1120 Printed September 2009.

Free Swimming in Brent 2010  

Free Swimming in Brent 2010

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